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Gondola Car

 In US railroad terminology, a gondola is an open-top type of rolling stock that is used for carrying loose bulk materials. Because of its low side walls, gondolas are used to carry either very dense material, such as steel plates or coils, or bulky items such as prefabricated pieces of rail track.


Boxcar or Covered Wagon

 A Boxcar is a railroad car that is enclosed and generally used to carry general freight. The boxcar, while not the simplest freight car design, is probably the most versatile, since it can carry most loads. Boxcars have side doors of varying size and operation, and some include end doors and adjustable bulkheads to load very large items.


 
Universal Flat Wagon
   
 Universal flat wagons have strong steel welded frame with wood or wood-metal flooring and metal folding side and end boards. Flooring platforms supported by additional beams frame. End side in the open position of crossing walkways are to be loaded self-propelled wheeled vehicles. 
 

  
Flat Wagon

 A flatcar or flat wagon is a piece of railroad or railway rolling stock that consists of an open, flat deck on four or six wheels or a pair of trucks or bogies. The deck of the car can be wood or steel, and the sides of the deck can include pockets for stakes or tie-down points to secure loads. Flatcars designed for carrying machinery have sliding chain assemblies recessed in the deck.
 

  

Tank Car

 A tank car or tank wagon is a type of railroad car or rolling stock designed to transport liquid and gaseous commodities.


  
Car Transport Wagon

 Wagon designed for carrying cars.
 

  

Hopper Car

 A hopper car is a type of railroad freight car used to transport loose bulk commodities such as coal, ore, grain and track ballast.  Two main types of hopper car exist: covered hopper cars, which are equipped with a roof, and open hopper cars, which do not have a roof.
This type of car is distinguished from a gondola car in that it has opening doors on the underside or on the sides to discharge its cargo. The development of the hopper car went along with the development of automated handling of such commodities, with automated loading and unloading facilities. There are two main types of hopper car: open and covered.
Covered hopper cars are used for bulk cargo such as grain, sugar, and fertilizer that must be protected from exposure to the weather.

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